Garance by Julie Hoover

Garance

Knitting
December 2012
yarn held together
Lace
+ Worsted
= Worsted (9 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
895 - 1245 yards (818 - 1138 m)
To fit 32 (35, 38, 41, 44)" bust
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This pullover is knitted in a combination of silk tweed and silk mohair to create a very modern raglan pullover. The slightly cropped hem, extra wide neckline, and super long sleeves give it just the right details. Worn layered or alone, it is a classic stylish piece for any occasion.

Sizes
35¾ (38½, 42, 44¾, 47½)“ finished bust circumference
To fit 32 (35, 38, 41, 44)” actual chest circumference

Size shown on model is 38½“ with +3½” of ease

Yarn A
Shibui Heichi
100% Silk
96 yards / 105 meters per 50 gram skein

9 (9, 10, 11, 12) skeins
approximately 895 (920, 1100, 1175, 1245) yards

Photographed in colors Caffeine and Abyss

Note: Shibui Heichi has been discontinued, but Shibui Twig, held double, may be substituted.

Yarn B
Shibui Silk Cloud
60% Kid, Mohair 40% Silk
330 yards / 300 meters per 25 gram skein

3 (3, 4, 4, 4) skeins needed
approximately 895 (920, 1100, 1175, 1245) yards

Photographed in colors Camel and Abyss

NOTE: Yarn A and Yarn B held double throughout.

Gauge
17 stitches & 24 rows = 4” in stockinette stitch, after blocking

Needles
One 24”– 32” circular needle and one set of DPNs
UA 7 / 4.5 mm or size needed to obtain gauge

Other Materials
4 stitch markers, 5 stitch holders (or waste yarn), blunt tapestry needle

Skill Level
3 of 5